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OUR PEOPLE

Meet Our Staff

Chris Manley

President/CEO & Founder

Chris leads the team and guides the long-term vision of Rebuild Upstate.

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Dayle Stewart

Assistant Director

Dayle guides the day-to-day operations of the organization.

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Nick Kulick

Operations Director

Nick oversees all operations, including project management and volunteers.

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Melanie Campbell

Community Engagement Director

Melanie is responsible for communicating with donors and building the revenue base.

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Ashley Weekly

Office Coordinator

Ashely Weekly’s background in banking and finance is a great asset in the role of office coordinator.

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Greg Houghton

Project Manager

Greg describes himself as a “Jack of all trades, master of none”.

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Abby Watson

Community Engagement Specialist

Abby is responsible for supporting volunteers through successful Build Days.

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Trey Austin

AmeriCorps

Trey focuses on resources for homeowners and inter-agency collaboration.

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Allie Currie

AmeriCorps VISTA

Allie recently graduated from Auburn University (War Eagle!).

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Steve Zebold

Project Manager

Steve is responsible for managing repairs funded through the SC Housing Trust Fund.

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Matt Gumbert

Project Manager

Matt supports Upstate homeowners and project management.

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Pierson Jefferson

Community Engagement Intern

Pierson supports the Engagement Team in all things fundraising, events, and volunteers.

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Meet Our Board of Directors

Chip Reaves,
Chair

President, Bigger Brains
Anderson, SC

Ashley Brooks,
Vice-Chair

HR Manager, HTI
Anderson, SC

Steven Buckingham

Attorney, Buckingham Law
Greenville, SC

Michael Cunnigham

VP Community Health Partnerships,
AnMed Health

Greenville, SC

Megan Finnern

Owner, Finnern Consulting LLC
Greenville, SC

Lisa Gilstrap

Mortgage Executive,
Countybank Mortgage

Greenville, SC

Michael Mumma

REALTOR,
Blackstream International Real Estate

Greenville, SC

Chris Manley

President/CEO & Founder
Greenville, SC

Justin Felker

Area Assistant Vice President,
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Greenville, SC

Johnathan Hill

Founder & CEO, Swallowtail UX
Greenville, SC

John Boyanoski

President, Complete PR
Greenville, SC

Meet Our Advisory Council

The Rebuild Upstate Advisory Council serves to offer input, support, and ideas for our staff and board.

Jay Anthony
Anthony Law Firm – Attorney

Adam Artgliere
McNair Law Firm

Richard Bernath
Southern Traditions Window Fashions

Jesse Carter
SVN Blackstream – Senior VP

Preston Oglesby
Brasfield & Gorrie

Rob Vereen
Pinnacle Financial Partners

Kylie Felker
Foster Victor Wealth Advisors

Julie Ghareeb DeBruin
Blackstream International

Lisa Gilstrap
Countybank Mortgage

Lura Godfrey
LMG Architects, LLC

Chris Harpe
Bosche, LLC.

Emily Hazel
Community Partner

Lucy Henry
First Sun EAP Alliance, Inc.

Eric Jennings
Realop Investments

Dustin Morris
Ameris Bank

Matthew Newton
Pinnacle Financial Partners

Jennifer Osgood
Wagner Wealth Management

Anna Rice
CompletePR

Chris Simcoe
Starbucks Coffee

Nick Smith
Countybank Mortgage

Stan Freeman
GRN Upstate

Sherry Tate
Coldwell Banker Caine

Ryan Twitty
Wells Fargo

Alex Zuendt
Zuendt Engineering

Tammy Woodbury
Berkshire Hathaway

Michelle Gray
Coldwell Banker Caine

Peggy Chamblee
Countybank

Dave Phillips
Anderson Community Member

Sarah Dant
Kopis

Meet Our Supporters

Foundations

  • Clemson Community Foundation
  • Hollingsworth Funds
  • Robert and Ruth Lee Foundation
  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
  • The Daniel-Mickel Foundation
  • The Leon Levine Foundation
  • Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation
  • United Way of Anderson County
  • United Way of Greenville County
  • United Way of Pickens County

Businesses

  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Bank of America Foundation
  • BB&T
  • Bon Secours St. Francis
  • Burr Forman McNair
  • Charter Communications
  • Complete PR
  • Countybank
  • Duke Energy Foundation
  • Finnern Consulting
  • Freewood Contracting, Inc.
  • GE Foundation
  • Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS
  • HB Fuller
  • HomeTrust Bank
  • Keller Williams Realty – Terri’s Team
  • LMG Architects
  • Realop Investments
  • SC Port’s Authority
  • Scansource Charitable Foundation
  • South State Bank
  • TD Charitable Foundation
  • The Law Office of Steven Edward Buckingham
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

Churches

  • Fellowship Greenville
  • Piedmont Salkehatchie
  • Rejuvenate Church
  • Sandy Springs UMC
  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
  • St. John’s UMC
  • St. Matthew United Methodist Church
  • Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation
  • University Lutheran Church

Families & Individuals Who Made Financial Gifts to Rebuild Upstate in 2018

  • John Anderson
  • Dolores Anderson
  • Myra Armistead
  • Rebecca Artlip
  • Chris Bailey
  • Terry Baxter
  • Philip & Claudia Beckwith
  • Michael & Christine Benard
  • Rev. Stephen Bolle
  • Richard & Jean Ann Bollman
  • Carol Boone
  • John Boyanoski and  Tammy Johnson
  • Ashley & Willie Brooks
  • Blake & Timothy Brookshire
  • Steven & Catie Buckingham
  • Dr. William Buice
  • Mack & Sherie Burdett
  • Patricia Burton
  • Justin & Melanie Campbell
  • Jane Canniff
  • Anne Carpenter
  • Bob & Sue Carr
  • Weyman Carter
  • James Cauble
  • Justin & Bitsy Cazel
  • Christopher Chance
  • Chase William Chiswell
  • Sara Conrad
  • Harold Cox
  • Etoile Crain
  • Michael Cunningham
  • Rick Danner
  • Kimberly & Ned Davis
  • Cynthia Dempsey
  • William & Robin Dennis
  • Thomas DiAntonio
  • Sandra Dill
  • Gina & Mike Dill
  • Janie Dillon
  • Annie Downer
  • Mary Durham
  • Margaret Eaves
  • Elizabeth Edwards
  • Lee Ann & Randy Efird
  • Rev. Gary & Kacey Eichelberger
  • Dale Farran
  • Kylie & Justin Felker
  • Megan & Mike Finnern
  • Daniel Friend
  • Bill & Beth Fuller
  • Vera Alice Fulp
  • Brian & Lauren Gallagher
  • Brad & Lisa Gantt
  • Ronald Gantt
  • Perry Gilreath
  • Lisa & Jeff Gilstrap
  • Lura & Mark Godfrey
  • Naiomi Gonzalez
  • Michelle Gray
  • Collin Griffiths
  • Zoe Hale
  • Brenda Hance
  • Jerry and Paulette Handegan
  • Dixon & Jennifer Harrill
  • Elizabeth & David Hassen
  • Emily Hazel
  • Anna & John Henry
  • Lucy Henry
  • Joe & Ashley Henry
  • Bob Heritage
  • Jeff Herman
  • Gary Hicks
  • Johnathan & Kay Hill
  • Keith & Erin Hiller
  • Kathy Hodges
  • Perry & Prissy Holcombe
  • Valerie & Wayne Hollinger
  • Keith Hundley
  • Kenneth Jackson
  • Kathy & Gary Jackson
  • Linda Jenkins
  • Eric Jennings
  • Anne & Tom Johnson
  • Gerald Jones
  • Paul Kantz
  • Susan Kastner
  • T. Keyser
  • J. Christoph & Deb Klasing
  • Margaret & Franklin Kleger
  • Thomas Klugh
  • Jean Knox
  • Nick & Nicole Kulick
  • Tom Lappin
  • Timothy Long
  • Steven & Carrol Luck
  • Brian Lund
  • Todd Malo
  • Chris & Ashley Manley
  • Gary & JoBeth Manley
  • Karen Mascaro
  • Michael & Karen Mathers
  • Ellen Mays
  • Graham McBride
  • Monte & Jan McKinney
  • Elaine Medlock
  • Burgess & Lindsay Metcalf
  • Gerry & Gail Milliken
  • Linda Moore
  • Ramon Nieves-Lugo
  • Jennifer Osgood
  • Francis Park
  • David Pence
  • Judith Polson
  • Eula Powe
  • Elizabeth Purcell
  • JoAnn Purkerson
  • Elizabeth Ranges
  • Dick Ranges
  • Chip & Maren Reaves
  • Bert Reed
  • Tim Rhyne
  • Marjorie Robertson
  • Annie Robinson
  • Mike & Mary Rogers
  • Jake & Mary Rowell
  • C. Bradley & Ann Russell
  • Sara Sarasua
  • Marc & Sheri Saunders
  • Emily Schulte
  • Patricia Seifert
  • John Sewell
  • Lisa Shanks
  • Minor & Hal Shaw
  • Chris Simcoe
  • Nick & Sallie Smith
  • Jordan Stephens
  • Douglas Stephens
  • Dayle & Greg Stewart
  • Charles Tate
  • Sherry Tate
  • Fran Taylor
  • Ansley Thomas
  • Mable Towns
  • Carol & Eric Tribby
  • Christine Vacca
  • Rob Vereen
  • Scott Watkins
  • William West
  • Sharon Whitney
  • Martha Williamson
  • Kay Wilson
  • Deborah & Hugh Yochum
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